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Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05a.a0005711
EISBN: 978-1-62708-171-9
...Abstract Abstract Nuclear power plants benefit from thermal spray coatings for corrosion and erosion minimization and dimensional restoration of worn parts. This article provides a detailed discussion on the advantages of thermal spray coatings, fission reactor component coatings, and coatings...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006400
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
... a number of maintenance philosophies. The article concludes with a discussion on various condition monitoring in industrial sectors, including condition-monitoring techniques in nuclear power plants, road condition monitoring, and condition monitoring in wind turbines. acoustic emission testing...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004102
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
...Abstract Abstract This article describes the corrosion mechanisms, challenges, and control methods in service water distribution systems. It provides a discussion on typical designs and water qualities for distribution systems used in fossil-fueled and nuclear power plants. The article also...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006035
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... floor • Reactor vessel pedestal • Bio-shield exterior • BWR, boiling water reactor; PWR, pressurized water reactor Level II coating usage in the nuclear power plant Table 4 Level II coating usage in the nuclear power plant Reactor component Reactor type BWR PWR...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006812
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
...Abstract Abstract This article discusses pressure vessels, piping, and associated pressure-boundary items of the types used in nuclear and conventional power plants, refineries, and chemical-processing plants. It begins by explaining the necessity of conducting a failure analysis, followed...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006010
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
..., consultants, and vendors establish quality programs meeting 10 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 50, Part B, “Quality Assurance Criteria for Nuclear Power Plants and Fuel Reprocessing Plants.” When the coatings inspection industry began to evolve in the 1970s, primarily during the construction of nuclear...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 1998
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.mhde2.a0003115
EISBN: 978-1-62708-199-3
... processing components, pulp and paper industries, furnace parts, and boilers used in fossil fuel electric power plants. The article provides a brief introduction on corrosion resistance of wrought stainless steel and its designations. It lists the chemical composition and describes the physical...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004124
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
...Abstract Abstract High-temperature exposure of materials occurs in many applications such as power plants (coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear), land-based gas turbine and diesel engines, gas turbine engines for aircraft, marine gas turbine engines for shipboard use, waste incineration, high...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 8
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v08.a0003328
EISBN: 978-1-62708-176-4
.... The development of commercial nuclear power plants initiated the need for additional tools to assess the reliability and the failure behavior of pressurized vessels and pipes under different loading and environmental conditions. The results of these efforts have been transferred to other relevant industrial...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004223
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... and fuel materials did seriously impact plant availability, economics, reliability, and, in some cases, plant safety. Table 1 presents a brief summary of the corrosion history of LWRs. To quantify the fiscal impact of these types of corrosion incidents on the cost of operating nuclear power plants...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 January 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0006796
EISBN: 978-1-62708-295-2
... fields such as rain erosion of solid materials, gas turbine blades, wind turbine blades, airplane components, and pipe-wall thinning in nuclear/fossil power plants. Because of the fundamental interest in the mechanics of fluids and solids, this topic has been reviewed by Heymann ( Ref 1 ) and Richman...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 17
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v17.a0006438
EISBN: 978-1-62708-190-0
... Ref ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section XI: Rules for Inservice Inspection of Nuclear Power Plant Components 11 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section V: Nondestructive Examination 12 ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, Section III: Subsection NB Class 1 Components...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004146
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
.... Consequently, this is a region where much of the radiation exposures associated with primary circuit maintenance occurs. A second potential source of radioisotopes generated in nuclear power plants is within the fuel itself from nuclear fission and their decay products. These fission products are normally...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001227
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... little tendency to rerust ( Ref 2 ). Nuclear Power Plant Decontamination Oxidation products of alloys used in nuclear power plant construction must be dissolved and flushed out of the unit. Because these oxidation products often contain radioactive materials, solvent and rinse waters require care...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001080
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
..., titanium steam-turbine blades and generator retaining rings are used. A critical application is in the main condensers of nuclear power plants, which must remain leak-free ( Ref 10 ). Titanium-clad steel produced by roll cladding also is used for condenser and heat-exchanger tubesheets ( Ref 10 ). Two...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004148
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... Zry Fuel Cladding Corrosion Performance Mechanisms and Modeling , Zirconium in the Nuclear Industry, 11th Intl. Symp. , STP 1295, ASTM , 1996 , p 137 – 160 7. Waterside Corrosion of Zr Alloys in Nuclear Power Plants , TecDoc 996, International Atomic Energy Agency , Vienna, Austria , 1998...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004147
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... degradation in core components in nuclear power reactors, which make up approximately 17% of the world's electric power production. Service failures have occurred in boiling water reactor (BWR) core components and, to a somewhat lesser extent, in pressurized water reactor (PWR) core components consisting...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003637
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... reported for carbon steel tendon wires used to prestress a concrete vessel in a nuclear power plant ( Ref 9 ). In this case, the wires were coated with a hygroscopic grease prior to installation. A study to determine the cause of corrosion concluded that the wires, shown in Fig. 14 , were corroded...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 August 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11A.a0006803
EISBN: 978-1-62708-329-4
.... , “ A Probabilistic Fracture Mechanics Code for Piping Reliability Analysis (pcPRAISE Code) ,” NUREG/CR-5864, 1992 19. Itoh H. , Osakbe K. , Onizawa K. , and Oshimura S. , Benchmark Analysis on PFM Analyses Codes for Aged Piping of Nuclear Power Plants , J. Mech. Sci. Technol. , Vol 26...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13C
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13c.a0004100
EISBN: 978-1-62708-184-9
... water systems are needed in laboratories and high-technology manufacturing processes. Service water systems are auxiliary water systems typically using “raw” or untreated water for cooling in fossil-fuel and nuclear power plants. The primary corrosion challenges are related to the chemistry...